Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Students light Hunley-style lanterns

Hamburg (Pa.) Area High School students may have helped shed some light on a historical mystery. On Monday, the group lit two of the four lanterns they reproduced to simulate those of the H.L. Hunley, a Confederate submarine that sank Feb. 17, 1864. Adviser Ned Eisenhuth said a signal the Union sailor most likely saw was a sign that the mission to hit and sink the USS Housatonic off Charleston, S.C., was a success. • Article

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